Month: August 2020

The Mosquito Put Our Mother To Sleep

This was a lot of brand new word learning for a someone who just wanted to play Superman or Lone Ranger. Unknown words, like “school,” “astronaut,” and “lunchbox,” were cropping up. Heck, I was just interested in understandable verbage like “Up Up and Away” or “Hiyo Silver.” “Kemosabe” […]

Honesty and Ethics is Winning

In December 2012, Spanish long-distance runner Ivan Fernandez was trailing behind Olympic bronze medallist Abel Mutai during a cross-country race in Burlada, Navarra. Mutai was leading comfortably until he pulled up 10 to 20 metres short of the finish line thinking the race was already over. Instead of […]

Guess Who Is On the Three Dollar Bill?

Whose face appears on the one-dollar bill? Correct. Washington.The five-dollar bill? Right again. Lincoln. How about the ten? Hamilton. And the twenty? Jackson. Now it gets tougher. Who is depicted on the fifty-dollar bill? Ulysses Grant. And on the one-hundred-dollar bill? Ben Franklin. There are higher denominations of […]